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Tulsa Community College-CNA Career Ladder Geriatric Technician Programs

December 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Oklahoma

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Career Ladder Courses
NUR 1133 – Long Term Care and Home Health Nursing Assistant :
This course is based upon current Oklahoma nurse aide certification training and testing for Long Term Care and Home Health. Typically offered in five weeks, this course includes lab, lecture and off-site clinical experience. Students who complete this course are eligible to apply for testing for state certification as a CNA. TCC offers both traditional courses and online blended* courses. 3 college credit hours.

*On-line blended course-requires CPT Reading and Sentence Skills scores of at least 80, completion of 12 college credit hours with 3.0 GPA, previous on-line coursework, computer proficiency and reliable computer access.

Geriatric Technician Program
NUR 1142 – CNA Level II
Level II provides career development in the care of patients living with Alzheimer’s and associated dementias in community-based long term care settings. Typically offered in four weeks, this course is lecture only with one off-site group activity. Prerequisite:

Completion of NUR 1133 or current CNA certificate in good standing. 2 college credit hours.

NUR 1154 – CNA Level III:
Level III provides advanced training specializing in geriatric and dementia care assessment skills. Typically offered in 8 weeks and includes lecture and off-site clinicals. Upon completion of Level III, the graduate is eligible to be awarded the TCC Geriatric Technician certification. Prerequisite: NUR 1142. 4 college credit hours.

If you are accepted into one of the above programs, your acceptance letter will contain information about program
requirements, such as immunizations, criminal background clearance, drug screening, etc.
Contact the Nursing Certificate Programs Office at 918/595-7324 for further information.

Obtain a TCC application from one of the Registrar/Admissions Offices listed below or apply online at

TCC Metro Campus 909 S. Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74119-2095 (918) 595-7226
TCC Northeast Campus 3727 E. Apache, Tulsa, OK 74115-3151 (918) 595-7526
TCC Southeast Campus 10300 E. 81 St., Tulsa, OK 74133-4513 (918) 595-7726
TCC West Campus 7505 W. 41 St., Tulsa, OK 74107-8633 (918) 595-8126